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A small museum with a lot of interesting features. Only £3 for an adult entry. The adjacent granary... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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This is a lovely little museum in a very nice location. It is well worth a visit if you have an... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
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The museum contains informative and colourful displays about the prehistory and Roman history of Ribchester, using many archaeological finds from the site, including coins, sculpture and metalwork. There are also remains of the Roman fort and baths...more
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Ribchester Roman Museum Riverside | Ribchester, Preston PR3 3XS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Superb staff with excellent knowledge. Lots of artefacts for children to handle. Helmets etc. to try on. Remember to book the village hall (next door) as it is so convenient as a place for children to eat packed lunches. Nearby playground allows children to burn...More

Thank LouiseMargaret
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

We took our some and daughter. Travelled an hour to get there to find that the church nearby had taken over the WHOLE village for a wedding. The car park outside the museum had been reserved for wedding cars and we were told to go...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A small museum with a lot of interesting features. Only £3 for an adult entry. The adjacent granary in the churchyard and the bath house further up river are free to enter. Very helpful lady on the desk exposing what to see. The replica cavalry...More

1  Thank 973SimonR973
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We visited here midweek and it was very quiet, in fact we were the only visitors but a few more arrived and then later a party of school children.There is a £3.00 admission fee which helps to pay its running costs. We were given a...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This is a lovely little museum in a very nice location. It is well worth a visit if you have an hour to spare.

Thank micra1
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is a gorgeous little museum in an amazing setting. I have been a couple of times over the years and always spot something new. Its well laid out with some lovely material which really gets to the heart of Roman life bringing the past...More

Thank katiebx1
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Ribchester Museum lies on the River Ribble and is full of history and in a lovely setting. The museum is next to the church, it is welcoming and attractive and there are some interesting Roman objects, as well as evidence of excavations. The curator's knowledge...More

Thank goodaird
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

museum is quite small but full of interesting information and artefacts. No one at home when I visited but you can put your £3 entrance in a box and wander in on your own. Do not think I would drive out here just for the...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It is undoubtably an important centre for Roman study. Loved the outside existing remains though I am sure with investment it could be much more. Roman students will see the context of this important site but it can be lost on the general observer. I...More

Thank dangeld
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I visited the museum as part of an educational trip with the school I work at. The museum is well laid out and very informative - it also has an education room where the children can dress up as a Roman and wield replica swords!...More

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